| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Friday called on State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein to release as "expeditiously as possible" the autopsy report of a man who died in police custody months ago.
"I write urging you to work expeditiously to provide the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Critics of city subsidies for the $1 billion Harbor Point project clashed Wednesday with supporters of the waterfront development that the mayor has called a "once-in-a-generation opportunity."
About 100 demonstrators, some wearing baseball-style "Tax...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The man who died in police custody Thursday night during a traffic stop in Northeast Baltimore was identified as a 44-year-old who was on parole and was once sentenced to two years in prison for resisting arrest.
Police said Tyrone West suffered "medical...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 6:02 AM
The family of a 44-year-old man who died after a struggle with police during a traffic stop Thursday in Northeast Baltimore called the incident a "microcosm of greater issues within Baltimore City."
Meanwhile, another witness came forward saying...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Family members of a man who died in police custody last week in Northeast Baltimore made emotional pleas Tuesday at a candlelight vigil for witnesses to come forward with what they saw.
Gathered on the corner of Kitmore Road and Kelway Road, where Tyrone...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The Senator Theatre and its adjoining small-plates restaurant, Bar Zini, will be authorized to sell alcohol when it reopens in the coming months, after a Baltimore licensing board voted Thursday to approve its application.
The Rosebank theater, closed...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Baltimore businesses, homeowners and nonprofits took on new financial responsibility July 1 with enactment of the city's Stormwater Remediation Fee ordinance. Much media has been generated around the unfunded mandate handed down from Annapolis to the 10...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Several lawmakers are calling on the state to compensate Baltimore amid new disclosures that errors in the historic property tax credit program for homeowners have cut revenue to the city over the past several years.
"The state should make us whole,"...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:21 AM
After hearing from scores of citizens opposed to the deal, a Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan Wednesday night to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development.
The 3-0 vote came over the objections of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:18 PM
City Councilman Carl Stokes, chairman of the taxation committee, says he is refusing to physically sign legislation needed to approve public subsidies for the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development.
The city's taxation committee voted 3-0 Wednesday night...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Two Baltimore City Councilmen are formally calling on the state of Maryland to cover the costs of erroneous historic property tax credits that have cut revenue to the city over the past several years.
Councilmen Bill Henry, who represents north...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:55 PM
The developer of Harbor Point plans to buy the initial offering of city-issued bonds for the $1.8 billion project, accruing millions in interest from the controversial public financing deal, city officials confirmed Thursday.
Developer Michael S. Beatty'...